Taught course

Business Leadership

Bucks New University · Bucks New University

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Entry requirements

Applicants to the PGCert Business Leadership will usually have obtained an Honours degree (or equivalent). You will also be required to provide evidence of any work experience that you have completed. Applicants for the course will also be interviewed, either in person or via Skype.

If your first language is not English or your language of instruction at undergraduate level was not English you will be required to demonstrate English proficiency at a score of IELTS level 6.5 (with no band lower than 5.5) or its equivalent.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Get ahead in your chosen career as you learn the skills to succeed in business leadership.

We've developed this programme for graduates from all disciplines who aspire to progress in leadership and management roles. Using enhanced practical knowledge and reasoning skills, based on the concepts and frameworks developed on the course, you will have the opportunity to enhance your career prospects.

What will this course cover?

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Business Leadership delivers business management and leadership teaching for tomorrow’s global business decision-makers: individuals and teams who face an environment of uncertainty, diversity and complexity. You will learn to read and translate global uncertainties and disruptive factors and gain confidence in your ability to thrive in a business environment. Existing approaches to business management, international case studies, diverse scenarios and new business innovations will all be examined and critiqued.

From marketing to project management, and strategic leadership to talent management, this course will provide a strategic view of business, also helping you develop skills in problem solving, creative thinking and developing empathy.

On successful completion of this course you may choose to progress onto our International MBA programme.

Flexible learning

Bucks offers flexible study, allowing you to study and work at the same time. While you take charge of your own study and learning, we’ll provide excellent support from our expert tutors, both face-to-face and electronically, using our virtual learning environment.

Interactive learning experience

At Bucks, our teaching is centred around you. We show you how to apply your skills to your own situation, and teach in small groups to make sure you get the support you need.

We will make sure you gain skills that will make you stand out from the crowd, fuel your love of learning and give you professional business skills.


You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including written assignments, presentations, case study analysis and contributing to online discussion forums.


  • Marketing Strategy in an "Always-on" World
  • Leading, Managing and Developing Talent
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Project Management

Information for international students

For further suppport and advice please visit our International student support section on our website.

Fees and funding

Please see the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    9 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
0330 123 2023